Interdependence of Some Selected Parameters on Calcium Excretion in Kidney Stone Patients
The presence of calcium has been observed in all urinary stones analyzed in our laboratory (1) and is not inconsistent with the major finding of Ca lithiasis throughout the world (2). A rising incidence of Ca kidney stones in many countries is a cause of concern. The five parameters, oxalate, phosphate, urate, magnesium, and citrate are considered to be the most important urinary constituents in the formation of calcium stones (3). The present study correlates each of these five urinary parameters with that of Ca.
KeywordsCitric Acid Uric Acid Renal Lithiasis Urinary Stone Urine Oxalate
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